JSON Viewer: Free Tool To Parse and View Your API’s JSON Output

There are times when I’m working with JavaScript Object Notation APIs and I need to troubleshoot how I’m parsing the array that’s returned. However, most of the time it’s difficult because it’s just a single string. That’s when a JSON Viewer comes in very handy so that you can indent the hierarchical data, color code it, and then scroll through to find out the information you need. What is JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)? JSON (JavaScript Object

Is Visual Studio Code The Best OSX Code Editor On The Market?

Every week I spend time with a good friend of mine, Adam Small. Adam is a great developer… he’s developed an entire real estate marketing platform that has incredible features – even just adding direct-to-mail options for his agents to send postcards without even having to design them! Like me, Adam has developed across the spectrum of programming languages and platforms. Of course, he does it professionally and every day whereas I’m stuck developing every

Why Website Speed Matters and 5 Ways to Increase It

Have you ever given up on a slow-loading webpage, tapping the back button to go find the information you were looking for elsewhere? Of course, you have; everyone has at one point or another. After all, 25% of us will abandon a page if it hasn’t loaded in four seconds (and expectations are only rising as time goes on). But that’s not the only reason that website speed matters. Google’s rankings take into account your site’s performance and

5 Most Common Mistakes Made by JavaScript Developers

JavaScript is the base language for virtually all the modern day web applications. In the past few years, we have seen an increase in the overall number of powerful JavaScript-based libraries and frameworks in building web applications. This worked for Single Page Applications as well as server-side JavaScript platforms. JavaScript has definitely become omnipresent in the world of web development. This is why it is a major skill that should be mastered by web developers.

9 Deadly Mistakes that Make Sites Slow

Slow websites influence bounce rates, conversion rates, and even your search engine rankings. That said, I’m surprised by the number of sites that are still gruelingly slow. Adam showed me a site today hosted on GoDaddy that was taking in excess of 10 seconds to load. That poor person thinks they’re saving a couple bucks on hosting… instead they’re losing tons of money because prospective clients are bailing on them. We’ve grown our readership quite